Ossie is an outcast - he is the cat that walks alone. This is, until he crosses paths with Mrs Esther Ellis and he is caught up in a world of shadows and secrets - a world in which the legend of a freakish mountain tells a story that will become his own. A very powerful crossover novel for young adults and adults alike from the award-winning author of The Killing of Mud-Eye.
Celeste Walters has been a teacher, a children's theatre actor/manager, a lecturer in Drama and Language and Literature at Deakin University and writer-in-residence at tertiary institutions as well as in primary and secondary schools. Celeste has published texts on drama and the writing of eulogies. Her novels for younger readers include Treading the Boards and of her books of verse, Who's Who at the Zoo, illustrated by Patricia Mullins, is a special favourite. Celeste has also written several novels for young adults, including The Last Race, the award-winning The Killing of Mud-Eye, The Glass Mountain and Deception.